Jalapeño Black Bean Burger

These easy to make burgers require few ingredients and are so delicious.

Makes 3 medium-sized patties

  • 1/4 cup dry rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained (about 1.5 cups)
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 carrots, peeled and grated
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and minced
  • 2 tablespoons diced white onion
  • Dash of hot sauce (optional)
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 350°F.

In a food processor, pulse raw oats and almonds until finely chopped.  In a medium sized bowl, mash the black beans with a fork until thick and pasty.  Stir in oat and almond mixture, grated carrots, jalapeño, onion, hot sauce, salt, and pepper.  Form into 3 patties.  Place patties on a baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes, flipping once.

Recipe Note: To grill: simply cut the baking time in half and grill for 8-10 minutes.

Nutrition facts per serving (1 patty): 246 calories, 9 g total fat, 1 g saturated fat, 69 mg sodium, 32 g total carbohydrates, 8 g fiber, 11 g protein

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